Pentland speaker series

Recordings of previous speakers at the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business.

How to change the world – unusual collaborations to solve challenges in the Anthropocene ocean

In her seminar for the Pentland Centre on 1 Nov 2022, Frida Bengtsson introduced us to unlikely allies and ways to create leverage to drive change, and talked about the importance of impossible ambitions and how a scientific idea brought her back to academia.

Threat, coping and vitality - exploring the implications of threat responses for wellbeing and decision making in organisational contexts

On 22 Oct 2021, Dr Nadine Andrews presented her work on how psychosocial processes of threat perception and response, such as suppression of climate emotions and suppression of a 'deep green' identity, interact to affect satisfaction of psychological needs and vitality. The event was part of the COP26@Lancaster University Festival, which aimed to spark debate and showcase our leading specialists and research relating to climate change in the run-up to the United Nation’s COP26 in Glasgow.

‘Keystone actors’ and hidden connections: a sustainability science approach

On May 5th 2021 incoming Pentland Centre director, Professor Jan Bebbington, showcased her collaborative work on keystone actors and organisational science. See the link below for further information on ocean stewardship and the SeaBOS project.

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